Northeast Health Wangaratta holds a number of fundraising events and activities throughout the year to raise money for our projects and to purchase medical equipment.
Latipsoh Day is the regional annual fundraising appeal to support local hospitals. Since 2002, Latipsoh (‘hospital’ spelt backwards) has raised more than $1,000,000 for local hospitals and health services.
Bricks for Babies
Celebrate the birth of your family’s new baby with an individually engraved paver brick displayed in our specially designed pathway at the front of the hospital.
Download the Bricks 4 Babies order form.
All money raised will go to Northeast Health’s Maternity Unit
Friends of the Hospital
The selfless commitment of the Friends of the Hospital Auxiliary (FOTH) is truly inspiring, and their work greatly benefits the hospital. We’re incredibly grateful for their generosity and their support of our local health service and community.
What do the Friends of the Hospital do?
Over many years, the Friends of the Hospital have contributed to the wellbeing of patients, residents and staff of Northeast Health by:
- Raising money for vital medical equipment
- Supporting fundraising activities
- Contributing as volunteers
- Comforting people who need care.
The Friends of the Hospital manages a range of fundraising activities such as:
- Monthly cake stalls
- Christmas plum pudding and hamper project
- Easter hot cross bun drive
- Event catering
- Sunday market spinning wheel
- Community barbeques.
Celebrating 40 Years (1978 – 2018)
Friends of the Hospital (FOTH) Auxiliary recently celebrated 40 years with a special morning tea held at Northeast Health in July 2018. The celebrations were well attended by FOTH members both past and present including some of the original ‘Base Birds’.
The Auxiliary was established in 1978 and was initially named the ‘Base Birds’. Although the group’s name has changed, their dedication and commitment to our hospital certainly has not. Well known for their fundraising activities FOTH has raised approximately $815,000 over 40 years which has directly benefited NHW with the purchase of vital medical equipment.
Find out more about the history of FOTH: FOTH 40 Year Reunion Book.pdfThe gallery was not found!